Introduction to Trenton, Ohio
Trenton was initially a small hamlet in the Madison Township. It later annexed land in Wayne Township, and Trenton was formally incorporated in 1971. It is believed that Trenton was namd after Trenton, New Jersey. On March 24, 1803, Butler County was formed from sections of Hamilton County. It was named after Richard Butler, a general in the Revolutionary War.
Trenton and Nearby Attractions
- Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
- Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
- Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
- Hueston Woods State Park
- Miami Whitewater Forest
Things To Do In Trenton
Carillon Historical Park and Butler County Historical Society Museum are two museums near Trenton. Numerous parks are located near Trenton including Withrow Nature Preserve, Englewood MetroPark, Island MetroPark and Cowan Lake State Park. People may enjoy horseback riding, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating and golfing at Hueston Woods State Park. Trips may be also be planned to Splash Moraine water park or Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Newport Aquarium is another attraction in the area.
James M Cox Dayton International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Trenton Higher Education
Colleges near Trenton include Miami University, University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College and Wright State University.